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Here you will find the latest Coventry news, information and exciting updates. Discover what's happening and where, things to do, and the latest information on the best things happening across our city, 


Outdoor Dining in Coventry

Outdoor Dining in Coventry

Published: Monday, 12 April 2021

When it comes to enjoying a bite to eat or a few drinks, there’s nothing quite like going alfresco to add to the occasion.

City centre parking charge change for shops re-opening [News]

City centre parking charge change for shops re-opening [News]

Published: Friday, 09 April 2021

With non-essential shops set to re-open on 12 April, Coventry City Council is reducing its parking charges in city centre short stay car parks to make things more convenient for shoppers.

Coventry Moves will now take place on 5 June 2021 [News]

Coventry Moves will now take place on 5 June 2021 [News]

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2021

Coventry City of Culture Trust has confirmed that the year of culture will start on 15 May 2021 and run for 12 months, and has given an update on what the opening weeks will include.

MotoFest Coventry revs up for 2021 return [News]

MotoFest Coventry revs up for 2021 return [News]

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

MotoFest Coventry is to return in 2021 with new dates and a new format for the UK’s largest free to attend motoring festival.

Ride for free as West Midlands Cycle Hire comes to Coventry [News]

Ride for free as West Midlands Cycle Hire comes to Coventry [News]

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Try a fun, healthy and greener way to travel this spring as West Midlands Cycle Hire goes live in Coventry!

Celebrate Spring in Coventry [Coventry newsletter]

Celebrate Spring in Coventry [Coventry newsletter]

Published: Monday, 22 March 2021

Spring is fast approaching, bringing with it warmer weather and the hope of better times ahead.

Foodie Award Finalist have been announced

Foodie Award Finalist have been announced

Published: Friday, 19 March 2021

The finalists in the inaugural Coventry and Warwickshire Foodie Awards have been unveiled.

New food hall to open at FarGo Village [News]

New food hall to open at FarGo Village [News]

Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Coventry’s first permanent indoor street food venue is set to be unveiled this spring when the city becomes the UK City of Culture.

February fun for all the family [Coventry newsletter]

February fun for all the family [Coventry newsletter]

Published: Friday, 05 March 2021

It has been a bleak January, to say the least, but there is still hope for the year ahead.

Coventry UK City Of Culture 2021 Update

Coventry UK City Of Culture 2021 Update

Published: Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Coventry UK City of Culture Trust shares an update on preparations for its year of culture, which starts on 15 May 2021 and runs for 12 months.

Edible eats and treats from Coventry Business

Edible eats and treats from Coventry Business

Published: Friday, 26 February 2021

Whether it’s cheering yourself or someone else up, celebrating a special occasion or just showing someone you care, food and drink is often the perfect treat.

Coventry City of culture trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Coventry City of culture trust launches city host volunteer programme [News]

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2021

“Coventry needs you!” that’s the message to people of all ages and backgrounds across the city who want to get involved in the historic UK City of Culture year.

Work begins on Cathedral Unity Lawns [News]

Work begins on Cathedral Unity Lawns [News]

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2021

A new scheme, set to revitalise Coventry Cathedral’s Unity Lawn, began last week on February 8.

21 Things to look forward to in 2021

21 Things to look forward to in 2021

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

We all know 2020 was a year like no other. Thankfully, 2020 has finally come to an end, bringing with it the hope of a better 2021.

Plans to create a national Collections Centre have been announced [News]

Plans to create a national Collections Centre have been announced [News]

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Plans for a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to create a joint arts and culture facility of national and international standing are to be discussed by councillors next week.

Cooking at home with Coventry businesses - and how to involve the whole family

Cooking at home with Coventry businesses - and how to involve the whole family

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

With restaurants closed for much of the last year, we’ve all been doing a bit more cooking at home.

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

All-electric bus city plan commitment by winter 2025 [News]

Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2021

Coventry will receive £50m to fund 297 all-electric buses that will be on city streets by 2025.

Belgrade Theatre launches Spring Season 2021

Belgrade Theatre launches Spring Season 2021

Published: Friday, 05 February 2021

Discover hit musicals, nail-biting drama, and more as Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture begins.

Exciting plans to transform St Mary’s Guildhall given approval [News]

Exciting plans to transform St Mary’s Guildhall given approval [News]

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2021

A £1.4m bid to help transform Coventry’s St Mary’s Guildhall into a major visitor attraction has been given the go ahead by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Ideas for a Coventry lockdown date night

Ideas for a Coventry lockdown date night

Published: Monday, 25 January 2021

Date nights aren’t quite what they used to be. In 2021, staying in is the new going out, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do something special.

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Looking forward to 2021... [January e-Newsletter]

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2021

Coventry, like the rest of England, is in lockdown for the coming weeks, but we are remaining positive and looking forward to what's ahead in our exciting UK City of Culture year.